My Superman Story

A couple nights ago I couldn’t sleep. When this happens, I tend to listen to old-time radio — The Saint, The Shadow, Rocky Jordan, Gunsmoke, Have Gun Will Travel, etc. This time I turned on my old favorite, The Adventures Of Superman. Superman has been on my mind a...

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My Darling Sharon

My Darling Sharon

This is going to be a little raw. I hope you'll forgive me. In the summer of 2012, my wife was directing me in Richard III at the Michigan Shakespeare Festival, flipping the script from twelve years earlier when I had directed her in the show. I was playing King...

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Captive Colours – Prologue

Captive Colours – Prologue

I'm a long way from finished. It'll take me all year, probably. But you've been so very patient. So here's something to tide you over. I love you all.  CAPTIVE COLOURS Prologue Pavia, Italy 14 August 1329 “Where is he?” The question echoed throughout Italy,...

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Nellie Bly: In A Diet Kitchen

Nellie Bly: In A Diet Kitchen

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To The Evangelical Trump Supporter

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About David

Author David Blixt’s work is consistently described as “intricate,” “taut,” and “breathtaking.” A writer of Historical Fiction, his novels span the Roman Empire to early Renaissance Italy up through the Elizabethan era…READ MORE

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